Thomas O’Connor’s aim secured Wrexham a 1-0 FA Cup win at Shrewsbury as they reached the fourth spherical for the second yr operating.
The hosts went shut halfway by the primary half when Jordan Shipley floated a cross to the again submit for Tunmise Sobowale to run on to however he skied his effort over the bar.
Wrexham had an effort simply after half-time by Paul Mullin, who gained the ball large and lower in to the field from the left, however Marko Marosi parried away the hazard.
Mal Benning made a surging run from the midway line into the field simply previous the hour mark, however his effort clipped the crossbar and went out.
The Crimson Dragons discovered the breakthrough within the 72nd minute as George Evans performed the ball into O’Connor’s path and the midfielder’s deflected strike discovered the again of the web.
Shrewsbury went near a late equaliser because the ball fell to Taylor Perry simply yards out, however his effort went inches large.
Patrick Bamford’s second of brilliance lit up Leeds’ clean FA Cup passage as they eased to a 3-0 win at Peterborough.
The ahead was handed solely his second begin of the marketing campaign as boss Daniel Farke rang the adjustments.
Bamford responded by delivering a surprising strike shortly after half-time to double a bonus offered by Ethan Ampadu’s first aim in Leeds colors.
Captain Ampadu then sealed the win late on as his sudden style for scoring continued.
It was no shock when the impasse was damaged within the thirty fourth minute, though few may have predicted Ampadu can be the scorer as he opened his Leeds account by firing previous Talley after a Jaidon Anthony free-kick was chested down by Bamford.
The breakthrough was not with out controversy as Posh gamers complained the set piece was taken earlier than referee Sam Allison had blown his whistle, however the aim stood with Josh Knight booked for his protests.
Kyprianou then scuffed an effort large in a goalmouth scramble as Peterborough seemed to quickly reply earlier than Allison was once more the centre of consideration 4 minutes earlier than the break – taking no motion when Wilfried Gnonto tumbled below a Knight problem within the field.
The Italy winger was staggered to not see a spot-kick awarded which might have led to a dismissal for Knight, whereas Posh felt Allison ought to have issued a second yellow card to Gnonto, who had been booked moments earlier for kicking the ball away.
The participant rely and scoreline remained unchanged going into the second half, nevertheless it didn’t stay that means for lengthy due to the brilliance of Bamford as he introduced down a protracted Ampadu cross on his chest earlier than turning and unleashing a surprising volley into the highest nook from 25 yards.
It was undoubtedly one of many best targets in his 115-strong assortment and ensured Leeds’ stranglehold on the conflict was strengthened.
The hosts’ destiny was sealed when Ampadu rose to move in substitute Dan James’ nook within the ninetieth minute.
West Brom cruised into the FA Cup fourth spherical after a first-half blitz in opposition to Aldershot.
Early targets from Nathaniel Chalobah and Jovan Malcolm set the Baggies on the right track for a 4-1 win and ended any ideas the Nationwide League guests had of a shock.
Daryl Dike – making his first look since April following a critical Achilles harm – added a 3rd earlier than half-time with the gulf between the Championship promotion-chasers and the Pictures apparent.
There have been by no means any hopes of a comeback and Tom Fellows’ first senior aim accomplished the scoring late on earlier than Ollie Bray’s comfort.